Error message--vintage of past Seti@home program?

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Message 758375 - Posted: 25 May 2008, 16:06:15 UTC

I have upgraded to Intel Macs and Bonic software. I remove all old Seti@home programs manually. When I return from the screensaver and log on, I get the message
" CarbonApp

The SETI@home Screensaver could not find the SETI@home_OSX application.

Please make sure it is in the Applications folder."

Any ideas to remove this error message from recurring?

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Message 758574 - Posted: 25 May 2008, 23:31:34 UTC - in response to Message 758375.  

" CarbonApp

The SETI@home Screensaver could not find the SETI@home_OSX application.

Please make sure it is in the Applications folder."

Gosh, this sounds like an old seti classic issue...

Look for a 'seti@home screensaver' folder in /Library
Look for a 'seti' folder in /Library/Startup Items

If you see anything other than a 'BOINC Data' folder in /Library or a 'boincsaver' file in the normal /Library/Screensavers folder... Remove it...

Although, I'm not quite sure how seti classic got installed on your new intel macs... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .
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